Living with Breast Cancer

At Sharsheret, we know what it’s like to live with breast cancer.  We even know what it’s like to live beyond cancer.  We can help you connect to our programs and resources in ways that feel most comfortable to you.

Speak With Other Young Women Living With Breast Cancer

Speak with other young women living with breast cancer who share your experience in our national peer support network.  Our confidential “Links” connect over the phone and through e-mail, and offer invaluable friendship and support.  Meet other young women living with breast cancer and hear their stories in this video.

Connect with a Peer Supporter »

Speak With Our Genetic Counselor

Speak one-on-one with our certified genetic counselor about your family history, concerns about cancer risk, and the implications of genetic counseling for you and your family. 

Contact us about the genetics program »
Contact us about family genetics conference calls »
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Learn How To Guide Your Children Through The Cancer Journey

Learn how to guide your children through the cancer journey with the Sharsheret Busy Box. Each Busy Box includes resource materials and a video to educate parents about the impact of breast cancer on children.  The Busy Box also features a starter kit of games and activities to occupy your children while you are at the doctor or resting after treatment.

Join the Busy Box program »

Find Support For Caregivers, Family, And Friends

Request free caregiver information packets that we can send to you or someone you know.  We also offer a phone line for adult family members and caregivers to connect with our staff who will guide them through diagnosis, treatment, and beyond.

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Learn How To Address The Cosmetic Side Effects Of Treatment

Learn how to address the cosmetic side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments with our Best Face Forward Kit. The kit includes make-up products for all skin tones, easy-to-follow make-up application instructions, and tips for those facing hair loss. 

Join the Best Face Forward program »

Teleconferences And Seminars

Join our teleconferences and seminars online or by telephone and stay informed by experts in the cancer and Jewish communities.

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Read transcripts from past events » 

Resource Booklets

Read Sharsheret’s Educational Resource Booklet Series, culturally-relevant publications for Jewish women, their families, and health care professionals.  Booklets in the series include:

Join Our Peer Support Network

Share your experience with those newly diagnosed with breast cancer by becoming a Sharsheret “Link”, a peer supporter and enjoy the rewarding experience of supporting other women across the country.  Our confidential “Links” connect over the phone and through email, and offer invaluable friendship and support.  Meet other young Sharsheret peer supporters and hear their stories in this video.

Join the peer support network »

 

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